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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Jefferson County is $12,518, which is much lower than the state average of $20,956 and is much lower than the national average of $28,555. Jefferson County median household income is $23,480, which has grown by 27.28% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 25.96% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Jefferson County residents spend 23.6 minutes per day commuting to work, which is about the same as the state average of 23.4 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #80

Jefferson County
12,518 USD
Mississippi
20,956 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Jefferson County
21,425 USD
Mississippi
26,188 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Jefferson County
30,273 USD
Mississippi
31,341 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Jefferson County
20,218 USD
Mississippi
21,815 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #81
Jefferson County
23,480 USD
Mississippi
39,464 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Jefferson County
34,596 USD
Mississippi
54,881 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #32
Jefferson County
27.28%
Mississippi
25.96%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Jefferson CountyMississippiU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income3.64%$5,260, see rank12.73%$12,90621.11%$16,919
Social Security Income37.88%$13,711, see rank32.95%$16,06529.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income3.37%$919, see rank2.82%$2,8402.82%$3,720
Retirement Income11.12%$20,607, see rank17.70%$19,86917.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Jefferson County
27,895 USD
Mississippi
49,125 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Jefferson County
39,407 USD
Mississippi
64,194 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Jefferson CountyMississippiU.S.
White$51,667, see rank$48,738$56,900
Black$20,821, see rank$26,384$35,600

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Jefferson CountyMississippiU.S.
less than 25$35,690, see rank$21,311$25,788
25 to 44$21,027, see rank$43,119$58,398
45 to 64$28,359, see rank$45,830$65,027
65 or over$17,629, see rank$29,690$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Jefferson CountyMississippiU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over6,047, see rank2,323,223248,775,628
Male12,925, 48.37%, see rank47.84%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2919, 31.42%, see rank62.99%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.81%0.73%
Male, Civilian2919, 31.42%, see rank62.18%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3698, 75.95%, see rank89.08%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3221, 24.05%, see rank10.92%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force22,006, 68.58%, see rank37.01%30.72%
Female13,122, 51.63%, see rank52.16%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:21,400, 44.84%, see rank54.20%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.16%0.11%
Female, Civilian21,400, 44.84%, see rank54.05%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed31,220, 87.14%, see rank89.05%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3180, 12.86%, see rank10.95%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force21,722, 55.16%, see rank45.80%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Jefferson CountyMississippiU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over1,834, 100%1,183,892141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone1,572, 85.71%, see rank84.13%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled188, 10.25%, see rank10.20%9.59%
Public Transportation5, 0.27%, see rank0.41%5.06%
Walked26, 1.42%, see rank1.58%2.78%
Other Means29, 1.58%, see rank1.42%1.79%
Worked at Home14, 0.76%, see rank2.25%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Jefferson County
23.6 minutes
Mississippi
23.4 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Jefferson CountyMississippiU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over1,9181,198,828143,435,233
Male1698, 36.39%, see rank51.35%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations265, 9.31%, see rank25.36%33.12%
Service Occupations2146, 20.92%, see rank14.55%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2115, 16.48%, see rank15.12%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations245, 6.45%, see rank1.57%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2101, 14.47%, see rank11.81%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2164, 23.50%, see rank23.91%17.94%
Female11,220, 63.61%, see rank48.65%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2485, 39.75%, see rank37.22%40.04%
Service Occupations2276, 22.62%, see rank21.48%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2376, 30.82%, see rank32.79%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.25%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.35%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations275, 6.15%, see rank7.58%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Jefferson CountyMississippiU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over1,918, 100%1,198,828143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining87, 4.54%, see rank3.09%1.96%
Construction71, 3.70%, see rank6.72%6.17%
Manufacturing136, 7.09%, see rank13.07%10.43%
Wholesale Trade37, 1.93%, see rank2.59%2.75%
Retail Trade199, 10.38%, see rank11.80%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities228, 11.89%, see rank5.62%4.93%
Information0, 0.00%, see rank1.37%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing22, 1.15%, see rank4.84%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
31, 1.62%, see rank6.38%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance717, 37.38%, see rank24.49%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
109, 5.68%, see rank9.46%9.49%
Public Administration281, 14.65%, see rank5.69%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration0, 0.00%, see rank4.87%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Jefferson County%MississippiU.S.
Population in Poverty3,42647.92%, see rank22.64%15.59%
Family in Poverty72342.16%, see rank17.72%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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